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Search: Posts Made By: bluwateronly
Forum: Diesel 01-15-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,504
Posted By bluwateronly
Just an update, the owner wanted to call cummings...

Just an update, the owner wanted to call cummings so when the tech came out he said the high pressure pump is getting fuel but not working. So the owner is deciding what to do. Just to let you know I...
Forum: Diesel 01-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,504
Posted By bluwateronly
Sounds like good advise. I don't use starting...

Sounds like good advise. I don't use starting fluid as a rule I agree find the problem, thought I would ask anyway. I have changed the oil and filter and did not change the fuel filter however, I...
Forum: Diesel 01-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,504
Posted By bluwateronly
I think the water got in by overcranking and...

I think the water got in by overcranking and using a water hose with pressure forced water into motor. Anything I should try that dosnt need a compression gauge, don't have one. Should I see if it...
Forum: Diesel 01-11-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,504
Posted By bluwateronly
water in oil onan generator

Hello all, I have a client that hooked up a freshwater hose into the raw water intake, so to flush out his system. The generator is a diesel onan model 5 mdkau. The motor would not start so here is...
Forum: Orphan Brands 03-14-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 12,838
Posted By bluwateronly
Hello Abode, to answer one of your questions. I...

Hello Abode, to answer one of your questions. I have the transduser installed in the port sette all the forward. You can shoot thru the hull their, mine works. Take care and have fun.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-21-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By bluwateronly
Sounds like sail ties. Use them to wrap around...

Sounds like sail ties. Use them to wrap around the boom to keep sail in place.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-19-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,215
Posted By bluwateronly
I am not understanding why someone would put a 4"...

I am not understanding why someone would put a 4" hole in a deck. Dorads okay, if you can plug in heavy weather. The problem I see is if you go upside down that's alot of water that can get in. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2010
Replies: 17
Views: 2,415
Posted By bluwateronly
I feel your pain. I had to do a toe rail that had...

I feel your pain. I had to do a toe rail that had the same kind of stuff. The only way was sharp scraper, heat gun and a ton of sand paper. I am sure glad I was paid by the hour and the client bought...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-10-2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,732
Posted By bluwateronly
Don't waste the bullet going to sea in a 24' boat...

Don't waste the bullet going to sea in a 24' boat should do it:D Just kidding. I bought a used aries vane for 100.00 and repaired it myself for 30 bucks in parts. I think making your own is not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-08-2010
Replies: 25
Views: 5,825
Posted By bluwateronly
Don't want to sound like a you know what but, if...

Don't want to sound like a you know what but, if you learn how to use the stove correctly it will work great. I have a pressure alchol stove and oven and if you preheat the burners there is no flare...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By bluwateronly
Yep, scope is very important! Kedge good also....

Yep, scope is very important! Kedge good also. Now if only I can keep this big @ss girl from sailing on anchor all whould be great. I am going to try a riding sail so my dog does not stand on two...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-05-2010
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By bluwateronly
I also have a Bombay Clipper31 but the deep draft...

I also have a Bombay Clipper31 but the deep draft model. I use 30' of chain attached to 250' of rode. My anchor is a 44lb claw and have no problem getting it up and have never dragged yet. It is nice...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,755
Posted By bluwateronly
This should work Moyer Marine Atomic 4 Engine...

This should work Moyer Marine Atomic 4 Engine Rebuilding and Parts (http://www.moyermarine.com/cgi-bin/shopper.cgi?search=action&category=EXHT&keywords=all&template=Templates/B000_storebuilder.html)...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-29-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By bluwateronly
I used to have a Prindel 16 cat that had a bent...

I used to have a Prindel 16 cat that had a bent mast and the place I bought it from ran it through something and it came out straight as an arrow, no charge! So I know it can be done with the right...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-16-2010
Replies: 75
Views: 5,560
Posted By bluwateronly
Thanks SD, you have helped many sailors and...

Thanks SD, you have helped many sailors and straighted out a few also:D I am sure your black box is overflowing. I don't know how you find the time but glad you do. Now if only we can get a doggy...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-01-2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By bluwateronly
Thumbs up Thanks Knothead, that is a great post. I even...

Thanks Knothead, that is a great post. I even understood it and it does seem totally doable.You sure did an excelent job explaining the process, thanks again, great read.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-29-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,998
Posted By bluwateronly
I don't think you want the hole in the getcoat...

I don't think you want the hole in the getcoat larger than the size of the thruhull. If the area is cored and not pure glass then you want to prepare it, think dremmel tool here, their are so many...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-16-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By bluwateronly
I have clashed with a few here along the way....

I have clashed with a few here along the way. However, I have gotten the best information here also. Just ingore those that tik you off, seems to work for me. After all we are sailors with pretty...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-14-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 4,900
Posted By bluwateronly
Like I said get the frack out of the way but,...

Like I said get the frack out of the way but, what if you can't should not the big guys understand that sometimes thing happen where you are dead in the water. Should they not atleast try to avoid...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-14-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 4,900
Posted By bluwateronly
I agree the big guys have the right of way...

I agree the big guys have the right of way however, last I checked bottom line is to avoid a collision stand on or not, that's the reg. Not to mention the duc was a vessel not under commad which has...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-13-2010
Replies: 47
Views: 4,900
Posted By bluwateronly
Seems to me that the duc tried everything...

Seems to me that the duc tried everything possible to let everone now what is going on, channel 16,13 and to get there own boat out there. I sail SF bay with lots of ships moving around and my...
Forum: Diesel 07-11-2010
Replies: 31
Views: 3,863
Posted By bluwateronly
I think I know what you are asking, if wrong...

I think I know what you are asking, if wrong disregard. An inboard engine is better than an outboard hanging off the transom, hands down, no way no how, done deal. I have had both and will never have...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-09-2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,768
Posted By bluwateronly
Just keep looking there has to be a replacement...

Just keep looking there has to be a replacement that is certified. I want some of that stuff big dog, where can you find it:D Don't put something on your boat that is not cool with the coasties,...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-09-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 3,706
Posted By bluwateronly
I also think it sounds like the centerboard was...

I also think it sounds like the centerboard was not down. Make sure it's working correctly which might mean going down under and taking a look.;)
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-07-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By bluwateronly
If the shore power breaker is GFI and you have...

If the shore power breaker is GFI and you have GFI then it is prone to popping the breaker. Don't discard the fact that many shore power boxes are suspect. I don't understand the 10' rule, I see...
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